Moscow's Iconic - Sightseeing Tour

Our tour will take you around some of Moscow's main streets, the Bolshoi Theatre and the Lubyanka Building (KGB headquarters), with stops along the way for you to get out and see: The Red Square, home to St Basil Cathedral, The Lenin Mausoleum and Historical Museum, as well as the iconic 16th/17th Century Kremlin Towers and the beautiful 19th Century GUM department store with its wonderful interiors. Zamoscvorechye (on the river side) with its exotic wedding industry and unusual monument 'Children: Victims of adult vices' Cathederal of the Christ the Saviour 16th Century New Maiden Convent, a UNESCO World Heritage Sight Sparrow hills observation platform, to see Moscow University and a panorama of the city, see 7 sisters Stalin era Skyscrapers to get a glimpse of 1970s Moscow, Visit the magical Tverskoy Boulevard and the famous, palace-­‐like 19th Century Grocery Store.

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  • What's included :
    • Personal guide and transport
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Basil's Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Государственный исторический музей (State Historical Museum)
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    Stop At: Red Square, Moscow 109012 Russia

    During the walking tour, you will have the time to take pictures of this 73,000 square meters brick-paved square surrounded by the Kremlin Walls, Lenin’s Tomb, St Basil’s Cathedral, Resurrection gate, GUM superstore and the Russian State Historical Museum.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: GUM, Red Square, 3 Metro Ploshchad Revolyutsii, Moscow 109012 Russia

    GUM is considered the main department store of Russia. It is located in a stunning historical building on the Red Square, and thus is one of the most famous landmarks of Moscow. The first grand opening of the store took place in 1893. It symbolized the beginning of new era for Moscow and was to become the largest, most fashionable and technically advanced European Department store. During this tour you will learn the fascinating history of GUM: how it was transformed and rebuilt several times, why Stalin was willing to destroy it and what stopped him, it is just endless! Today GUM is among the favorite places to spend free time for residents of the capital and a must-visit for tourists.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Vorobievy Hills, Vorobievy Hills, Moscow, Central Russia

    Sparrow Hills is a hill on the right bank of the Moskva River and one of the highest points in Moscow. On top of the hill, 85m above the river, is the observation platform which gives a beautiful panoramic view of the city. Sparrow Hills has been an inspiration for many Russian poets and writers.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Volkhonka, 15, Moscow 119019 Russia

    At 103 meters tall, it is the tallest Orthodox church in the world and can accommodate nearly 10,000 church-goers. A highlight is undoubtedly the panoramic view from a 40-meter-high observation platform inside the bell tower.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Basil's Cathedral, Red Square 2, Moscow 109012 Russia

    The city's iconic onion-domed cathedral has been at the heart of Russia's history since being erected in the 16th-century. Learn about its unique architecture, enjoy a guided exploration of its central church—surrounding by 8 others—and marvel at the many frescoes and 16th- and 17th-century icons that decorate its interior.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Государственный исторический музей (State Historical Museum), Red Square, 1, Moscow 125009 Russia

    Historical Museum which is one of the main sightseeing attractions of the Russian capital. Designed by V. Shervud, this Museum was built to commemorate national history, and traces the development of Russia and its people from ancient times to the present.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tverskoy, Tverskoy, Moscow, Central Russia

    Tverskoy Boulevard was the first boulevard in the historical neighbourhood of Bely Gorod, "White Town" in Russian. The name comes from the fact that Bely Gorod was surrounded by white stone fortification wall which was built at the end of the 15th century and demolished at the end of the 17th century.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You can specify your own pick up location.Airports
    • Domodedovo Moscow Airport, Gorod Domodedovo, Moscow Oblast, Russia
    • Vnukovo Airport, Vnukovo, Moscow Russia
    • Sheremetyevo Airport, Khimki 141400 Russia
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 12/17/2019 - 11/4/2021
    Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by RUSSIAN TOUR

Activity ID: V-223880P5

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